PR islamabad - Roots Metropolitan Model United Nations 2017 began its second day with comprehensive committee sessions followed by a diplomatic moot which enabled students to get a glimpse into the world of diplomacy.

RMMUN 2017 hosted diplomatic moot in which more than five diplomats from different embassies were given a forum of discussion with the youth to engage in dialogue, formulate policy and give perspective on the trending agendas under discussion.

The Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sakib Foric, Adel Elarbi, Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia, Walid Abu Ali, the Ambassador of Palestine, Ivan Ivanissevich Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Argentine Republic, Sherali S. Jononov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan embellished the session on the behalf of their respective countries.

 Diplomatic Moot, commonly known as General Assembly Session, is one of the most interesting rituals of MUN, where different diplomats formulate policy and give their perspectives on the topics under discussion.The theme for this year’s conference was Effective Responses to Global Crisis – Empowered Lives, Resilient Nations. The participants were deliberating on a variety of issues including drone strikes, drug trafficking, literacy and development disparities; and futuristic issues like possibilities of water exploration on Mars and nuclear holocaust and outer space treaties.

TV anchor Faisal Rehman, moderated the General Assembly Session and made it an interactive experience for all the delegates. The use of nuclear weapons: A potential threat for International peace and security, Women Rights, Islamophobia and its discontent around the globe, establishing a Nuclear Free Zone through the Middle East, Dynamics of warfare, FIFA financial fair policy, Pak-Afghan and Pak-India relations, importance and need of establishing new provinces in Pakistan were the epicentre of discussions.

“I am highly impressed by the importance given to MUN in Roots and view it as a wonderful practice for students to try to resolve contemporary issues,” said Sakib Foric, Ambassador of Bosnia, who came to Pakistan a month and half ago and has taken the position as Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary to Pakistan.

CEO RIS Walid Mushtaq stressed on how these conferences have metamorphosed from socio-political think tanks into associations that nurture agents of positive social change. He discussed how such conferences help the students attain a more holistic view of the problem rather than as a single country.